West Bromwich Albion have held talks with former Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood.

The Birmingham Mail says their search for a new manager is set to enter a fifth week - although they have now at least spoken to the bookmakers' favourite Sherwood.

Albion held talks with the former Spurs manager on Friday and while they have other candidates to see over the coming days it seems Sherwood is the front runner.

The club have already said they hope to make an appointment by mid-June and as things stand they are inching towards meeting that deadline.

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